A Midsummer Night's Dream A Midsummer Night's Dream
Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art
Tuggeranong Arts Centre
20 Sep 2017 to 23 Sep 2017
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Tickets - $30 adults
$20 concession
$10 current CADA students

Duration - 150 minutes


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Synopsis
ROMANCE, magic and mayhem come to the fore in a classic Shakespeare comedy where “the course of true love never did run smooth”.

Directed by Amanda Crewes at The Actors’ Hub, A Midsummer Night’s Dream – believed to have been written in the mid-1590s – is masterful piece that deals with the universal theme of love and its complications.

The plot focuses on three parallel stories: the trials and experiences of two sets of lovers camping in a magical forest, the world of the Fairy King and Queen and their elves and a group of rough craftsmen attempting to stage a production for the wedding of the Duke of Athens.

Mischievous Puck plays Cupid and warns that falling in love can make fools of us all – but will crazy, mad love win out in the end?

“It’s such a magical script,” Crewes said. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream has really stood the test of time and, in fact, is the most performed Shakespeare play.

“The celebration of love and life fits in so well with the festive season and ...more
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